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Education : from Past to Future ?

THE FUN THEY HAD A short story by Isaac Asimov

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Dream Jobs : from Myth to Reality

DRAW YOUR FUTURE  (B2/C1): a video with subtitles to see how you can transform your dream into reality

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When Women have the Power

Sharing power in the public or private spheres has never been something easy, neither for men nor for women. It means accepting not to have, which, in the eyes of some means not being. It also means you have to be tolerant and respectful of what is not yours or what is not you, which … Continuer la lecture »

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Heroes ? Mothers’ viewpoints

CE. A poem by Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), a famous English poet, writer and soldier who served during WWI. THE HERO ‘Jack fell as he’d have wished,’ the mother said, And folded up the letter that she’d read. ‘The Colonel writes so nicely.’ Something broke In the tired voice that quivered to a choke. She half … Continuer la lecture »

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The Myth of Beauty

From the ancient Myth of Narcissus to modern Harry Potter’s Mirror of Erised, the image of the mirror and the image in the mirror have made man wonder about the nature of the self and beauty or even the meaning of life itself. Here are a few links that may nurture your personal thinking.   … Continuer la lecture »

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Education vs Profit

Who should educate children when it comes to food and eating habits ? Parents? School? The Law? Here are some different viewpoints related to the US but also France … ******** According to Michelle Obama school has a role to play in educating children as to health issues. This is a controversy in the US … Continuer la lecture »

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From Real Life to Fiction : the example of GoT

Game of Thrones did not only came out of a writer’s imagination. It is also rooted in Real History. Here are some links between reality and fiction. CHARACTERS who were inspired  by real historical figures (read this article from The Telegraph) EVENTS from real life that seem to have inspired some aspects of GoT’s plot … Continuer la lecture »

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Conversation with Star Trek’s Captain Kirk

Point of view of a famous sci-fi actor and writer on what the future holds for us  

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Is AI the Future of Man ?

CO. This very interesting transcript of a conversation (video included) with Jaron Lanier will help you understand better why AI has always fascinated Man.   CE. The following article will give you arguments on issues related to Eternal Life and the Survival of the Species :            

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What is Fame?

Listen to these young actors, playing in the film Dunkirk. They tell us about fame and how they want to make the difference between their public and private lives : Stars_on_Fame Read this article from The Independent, to see how fame can also be very harmful, especially to young people:

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